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After an exhausting 15-hour debate, Argentina’s Senate has said ‘no’ to legalizing abortion. The legislators of the Upper House discussed the future of reproductive rights while thousands gathered around Congress for an all-day, all-night vigil in the frigid Buenos Aires …

As we wake up to the news that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion in Argentina has been defeated in Senate by 38 votes to 31 and the pro-choice movement wipes the green face-paint from tear-stained cheeks, it’s easy …

The anti-abortion block in the Senate had solidified a winning majority to reject the law to decriminalize and legalize abortion. On Saturday, after Juan Carlos Romero (Salta) confirmed he would vote against the bill, formerly pro-choice Silvina García Larraburu (FpV-Río …

It was always going to be close, but now we finally have confirmation: yesterday Juan Carlos Romero, the Peronist Senator for Salta, finally confirmed that next Wednesday he would vote against the bill to legalize abortion . This means that …

In the final sprint of the pre-vote abortion debates, legislators are beginning to make final decisions and solidify their position in the yes-camp or the no-camp, giving us a better idea of the likelihood that the bill will pass or …

In Plato’s famous allegory in Title VII of The Republic, a group of men chained by neck and legs inside a cave can only see the shadows of objects representing men and animals, illuminated by the fire. The prisoners …

The bill to legalize and decriminalize abortion will not pass through the Senate unscathed. In a meeting yesterday, even the most staunchly pro-choice block of Senators—who before might have rejected even the removal of a comma from the original text—have …

Whatever your position on the abortion debate, the power of the pañuelo verde – the green handkerchief which has become emblematic of the campaign for the decriminalization and legalization of abortion – cannot be denied. The pañuelo’s symbolic strength such …

Yesterday, during a Senate hearing on the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion, 71 year-old pediatrician Abel Albino gave a presentation against the not only the bill, but also abortion, sexual education, and contraceptives in general.

Among the heated and …

Despite attempts from pro-life Senators to prevent him from speaking, yesterday, Health Minister Adolfo Rubinstein gave a presentation before the Senate’s Health Committee in which he laid out facts and statistics related to the decriminalization of abortion. The emphasis …